0 Likes

Agios Vazilios, Konakli, Turkey
Cappadocia

The biggest Anatolian church seems to be forgotten somewhere in a small village.  But the Orthodox Patriach Bartolomeus celebrated here a mass for 500 people from all over the world on the 27th of May 2012. - If you have any information about the church or the village etc., please contact the photographer - thank you!

Copyright: Heiner straesser - derpanoramafotograf.com
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 14880x7440
Geüpload: 01/10/2012
Geüpdatet: 29/05/2014
Keer bekeken:

...


Tags: religion; greek; church; monastery; wall painting; art; architecture; anatolia; cappadocia
comments powered by Disqus

Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Agios Vazilios, Konakli, Turkey
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Agios Vazilios, Konakli, Turkey
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Agios Vazilios, Konakli, Turkey
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Church in Hasaköy, Cappadocia, Turkey
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Church in Hasaköy, Turkey
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Church in Hasaköy, Cappadocia, Turkey
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Barbara Church, Soganli Valley, Cappadocia, Turkey
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Refektorium in Soganli, Kappadokien, Türkei
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Geyikli Monastery, Soganli, Cappadocia, Turkey
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Cave Church in Soganli, Cappadocia, Turkey
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Soganli Han, Monastery, Cappadocia, Turkey
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Yilanli Church, Cappadocia, Turkey
dieter kik
Nantes Passage Pommeraye
Erik Krause
The Cap de Creus
Bernhard Vogl
Dachstein Rieseineishoehle Exit
Andrew Usatyuk
The hall in the Kiev academic puppet theater
Paco Lorente
Puente del Diablo
DigitalProperties.ca - Bryan Groulx
Enterprise Bridge - NCC-1701-D
Willy Kaemena
Jeepney
Jeffrey Martin
A busy morning
Willy Kaemena
Shanty Town
Lee Casalena
Chapmans Peak
Willy Kaemena
Quiapo
Andrew Usatyuk
Puppets gallery
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Venice - Campo S.Giacomo Da L'Oro
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Höhlenkirche in Kappadokien, Türkei
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Yilanli Kilise, Soganli, Cappadocia, Turkey
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Agia Triada Kilise, Endürlük, Cappadocia, Turkey
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Canli Kilise, Cappadocia, Turkey
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
View at Jueterbog, Brandenburg, Germany
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Knidos, Turkey
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Uçhisar after sunset, Cappadocia, Turkey
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Üc Hacli Church, Cappadocia, Turkey
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
100430 mangfall lamas
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Uçhisar in Cappadocia, Turkey
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Kappadokien1 goereme turkey
More About Cappadocia

Cappadocia is a part of central Turkey. Eruptions of several volcanoes (e.g. Erciyes Dag, Hasan Dag) had covered the area with tuff. Erosion dug valleys and created an uncountable number of different shaped rocks. The tuff's ability to store water made the valleys much more fertile than the higher surroundings. After the arrival of the first people, they soon started to dig caves into the soft stone. By the time they developed the ability to dig cities into the underground with tunnels of several kilometers. A sophisticated pipe- and tunnel-system cared for fresh air and water, to enable the people to hide from enemies for a long time. In the 5th century hermits started to settle in the valleys and to paint their caves. In the next centuries more and more hermits and monks arrived and a rich cave-architecture with colourfull wallpaintings developed. The most famous are the churches of Goereme and the Peristrema Valley (=Ihlara Valley) between Ihlara and Selime. Today thousands of tourists from all over the world are visiting the area.